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Sep 26, 2012 5:00pm EDT
buyers can get up to $20,000 for a down payment on a new home. and there's an educational element to this as well to teach people how to avoid foreclosure. this is a joint effort sponsored in part by the city and the county, and wells fargo bank, to help boost home ownership in this region. >>> if we can give a little extra boost to first-time home buyers or buyers ready to reenter the housing market, we can create a new generation of homeowners and kick start the local housing markets. with interest rates at an all-time low like we're seeing right now, the fact is that affordability is at an all-time high. >> homeowners can attend a free two-day event next week to find out if they qualify for this down payment help. that will be friday and saturday, october 5th and 6th, at the washington convention center. >>> what the crook did when he encountered police. >>> not an easy process, we'll show you how vdot is making room for those express lanes. >>> i'm tom sherwood. finally, after 23 years, economic development is coming economic development is coming to southeast washin this message
Sep 27, 2012 5:00pm EDT
believe voters are being deceived by promises that money from the casino would go toward education. >>> still ahead, a family calls for justice. >> she killed the man. i don't know what else i would say to that. she killed my grandfather. >> her grandfather was hit and killed by a school bus as he walked in the crosswalk. now she wants to know why the driver is only receiving a minor charge. >>> the mystery of the mustache. a firehouse prank that the d.c. police crime lab got called in to investigate. >>> replacing the replacements. the first sitting refs are back on the job to the relief of a >>> a mustache mystery involving ken ellerby. there's a picture of him hanging in the firehouses and someone drew a mustache on one of them. and the cops got involved. tom sherwood is outside engine company 10. >> reporter: it may not be the most pressing crime for police, but the mustache mystery here did get a lot of attention. this d.c. firehouse on florida avenue northeast is one of the oldest in the city, still operating. but sources tell news4 work came to a standstill wednesday afterno
Oct 3, 2012 5:00pm EDT
educators in the washington area. and to attract and retain good educators, it requires good pay. >> and we're fulling -- pulling from the same talent pool. you have to recruit the same kind and they have that competition. >> reporter: the plan still has to be approved by the council and mayor. the mayor won't rule out a one- time payment to help udc turn things around. >> and sometimes you may have to get an investment to get you where you have to get to. >> reporter: and the salary study will be done by the end of the year and he would not give an exact figure of how many employees could lose the jobs and the report points out that the plan could bring legal action from those who don't like it, will? >> i know you will stay on this for us, matt, thank you. >> uh-huh. >>> controversial ads went up in 10 subway systems last week. aspect islamic blogger pamela gellar sued to force the transportation authority to put the ads up and wants to do the same thing in d.c.'s metro stations. we'll find out what the judge's decision is at a hearing tomorrow robert muse is her attorney and a
Oct 2, 2012 5:00pm EDT
people. this exhibit is designed not to glorify crime but to educate the public. >> this particular collection tells a unique story and complete story about how law enforcement investigates crimes. >> and how that can lead to a conviction in court. >> the good guys won. >> reporter: in maryland, beth parker, fox five news. >> facebook friends what they remember about the sniper attacks. caroline wrote i remember how scared people were when they had to pump their gas or walk into a parking lot to get to the grocery store. none of us walked in a straight line then. cindy was six months pregnant and wrote my husband received a portable tv for christmas, and i carried it in the car at all times that way i kept track of their movement and put me in the opposite direction. and another said i would get gas near my work or go to a station where someone could pump their gas for me -- the gas for me. i was terrified something would happen to me and i shopped around for bulletproof guests -- vests. we thank you for your comments. i. the random attacks have the entire d.c. region living in fear
Sep 28, 2012 5:00pm EDT
our moneys are being spent and make sure that we work together with the board of education, the county executive, and the administration to ensure that we're getting maximum bang for our buck. >> reporter: sources say the school's cfo and chief legal counsel were fired during the school board's executive session because they approved the severance despite the board's warnings. a spokesman released a statement saying in part, the board is taking this matter very seriously. any abuse in complying with the board's directives, policies and procedures will not be tolera d tolerated. a source close to this investigation says that when you add up that six-figure payout, that shilling received last week, she's looking at a total of more than $170,000 in total compensation, more than the superintendent. now, why that happened, they're going to have to investigate and figure it all out. but i'm told by sources that they want to try to get that money back. coming back at 6:00, these two firings leave holes in the system's top level of administration. what are they doing about it. we'll have that
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